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Flu season is underway in North Carolina, with confirmed cases throughout the state last month, according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. The department reported that … more
It’s no secret that being sick is the pits, whether it’s a nasty virus that clears up after a few days or a long-term condition like cancer or diabetes. And while illness obviously takes a big … more
Wilson medical center Open enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace began Nov. 1. As you may recall, the Health Insurance Marketplace has been offering expanded access to low-cost health … more
It’s hard to believe that the N.C. Whirligig Festival is this weekend. Time flies when you’re having fun, right? The festival planning committee certainly knows it is November. They’ve been … more
Beginning Nov. 1, the emergency codes at Wilson Medical Center will sound a bit different than they have in the past. We are joining the North Carolina Hospital Emergency Management Council, in … more
Betty Jo Lively Currie knows a screening mammogram may have saved her life. The 1998 breast cancer diagnosis required chemotherapy and a mastectomy to conquer, but without early detection, Currie … more
WASHINGTON — Karen Pence, the vice president’s wife, said Wednesday that art therapy, a little-known mental health profession that she has championed for years, is the issue she will highlight … more
Communication seems to be the new trendy word when it comes to outcome failures in all walks of life. We did not communicate the purpose. We did not communicate the “why” something needed to be … more
Chances are, you or someone you know has been diagnosed with pneumonia.  Pneumonia and influenza caused 2,115 deaths in North Carolina in 2015, ranking North Carolina 49th (No. 1 being the … more
After skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among women. In fact, one in eight women will develop breast cancer. And with October designated as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, this is a … more
WASHINGTON — In a quest to end cookie-cutter health care, U.S. researchers are getting ready to recruit more than 1 million people for an unprecedented study to learn how our genes, environments … more
Did you know that there are roughly 43 million people in the United States who act as a family caregiver? Caregivers play a vital role in providing care to someone at home or a health care … more
For many, September is synonymous with Labor Day, football and fall, which means chips, dips, barbecues and everyone’s favorite tailgating delicacies. This makes September a natural time to educate Wilson about the dangers of high cholesterol. … more
ROCKY MOUNT — The “Walk of Remembrance for Steps Never Taken” is a local celebration of life that was established to honor all children lost to miscarriage, stillbirth, or newborn death. The fifth annual walk will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday … more
NEW YORK — A puzzling study of U.S. pregnancies found that women who had miscarriages between 2010 and 2012 were more likely to have had back-to-back annual flu shots that included protection against swine flu. Vaccine experts think the results … more
At Wilson Medical Center, our goal is to ensure that you and your family have the best possible experience from the moment you walk through our doors. We aim to provide the highest-quality care while making sure our patients and their loved ones … more
The dog days of summer have unofficially come to an end. School is back in full swing, which means busy schedules, homework and time to get back to planning. Eating healthy meals and spending time together with your family can oftentimes seem a … more
Tomorrow is the first day of September. For many of us, September is a time for getting back into routines and looking forward to the cooler weather just around the corner. Unfortunately, that also means that flu season is upon us, as we’ve seen a … more
Nothing screams back to school like taking your kids for an annual physical or routine vaccinations. And while it may not be the brightest part of summer, it’s essential. We are always looking for ways to make our communities healthier, and we … more
A fundraiser to benefit a cancer patient will be held at the historic Maj. James Scarborough House near Stantonsburg Saturday. Megin Duff, resident of the home, has organized the event to benefit Joel Womack, of Scotland Neck, who has Stage 4 … more
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